This Year’s Films

The 16th Big Water Film Festival will be held live at the Bay Theater in Ashland, Wisconsin on January 19-20, 2024, and will run virtually for four weeks after that.  We will post our listings in Fall, 2023.  Here are the winners of the 15th Big Water Festival.  To see all of the films we showed, click here.


Thank you to all our businesses and individuals who have sponsored us in past years!  If you would like to sponsor the 16th Annual Big Water Film Festival, to be held in person at the Bay Theater, Ashland, and virtually for four weeks, in January, 2024, we would definitely appreciate your financial support.  For more information on sponsorships, please click here.


We will be live again at the 16th Big Water Film Festival, January 19-20, 2024!  Volunteering is fun, and you get to see movies for free. To volunteer, please click here. We'll get in touch with you.

Want to submit a film?

Our call for entries for the 16th Big Water Film Festival in January, 2024, is now closed.  But it's not too soon to think about sending in your film for the 17th Festival!  Entries for that Festival will open on February 15, 2024, and close on July 15, 2024.  All films must be entered through Film Freeway.  Please go to our Film Freeway listing by clicking here.  Our Film Freeway site has more information.